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The meaning of pseudopodia is


A

Multiple feet

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B

False feet

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True feet

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Single foot

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Solution

The correct option is B

False feet


The correct option is (B).

Explanation of the correct option:

Pseudopodia:

  1. Pseudopodia is derived from Modern Latin pseudopodium, which comes from the Greek roots psuedo-, "false or fake," and podion, "little foot."
  2. It is a temporary arm like protrusion that comes out of the surface of amoeboid cells.
  3. It is not a true feet but a temporary structure, thus, its name ‘false feet’.
  4. It helps the amoeba in capturing food for it.

Final answer: The meaning of pseudopodia is false feet.


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